Archive for 2017

City of Vandalia accepting applications for City Planner position

Posted on: December 14th, 2017 by rhopkins No Comments

With great things already happening on every corner, the City of Vandalia, population 15,000 —seven miles north of Dayton, Ohio– is accepting applications from those who would like to join our team as City Planner.

For a detailed job description and application materials, CLICK HERE.

Vandalia accepting applications for Parks and Recreation Maintenance Technician

Posted on: December 14th, 2017 by rhopkins No Comments

The City of Vandalia, known for its impeccable grounds and facilities, is seeking a skilled, energetic, quality-conscious facilities professional to join its outstanding Parks and Recreation team. High regard for detail is required, as this candidate will be responsible for repairs, alterations and maintenance of parks, buildings and other City facilities.  They must have substantial knowledge and experience in grounds and turf maintenance, landscaping, snow removal, light construction, operation of tractors, mowers, jack hammers and similar construction equipment.  Those with demonstrated experience in skilled trades–painting, plumbing, carpentry and electrical—may be considered first.

Go to the JOBS heading on the front page of the City of Vandalia website, or CLICK HERE for application materials and important qualification guidelines. 


Vandalia adds Alexa voice search to website

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 by ddavey No Comments

Vandalia’s website has recently been updated to allow searches to be done with Amazon’s Alexa voice recognition service.  The Alexa Skill, called E-Gov Link, allows Alexa users to search the city’s website FAQs for information, as well as check for upcoming events.  For more information, visit the E-Gov Link skills page at

Amber Holloway named new Assistant City Manager

Posted on: December 8th, 2017 by rhopkins No Comments



The City of Vandalia is pleased to announce the appointment of Amber L. Holloway as Assistant City Manager.

A native of Sidney, Holloway is a graduate of The Ohio State University, with a bachelor’s degree in City and Regional Planning. She is currently working toward her Master of Public Administration at Wright State University.

She has served as Vandalia’s City Planner since March, 2015.

Prior to coming to Vandalia, she served as a Planner for The Corradino Group in Miami, Florida, where she worked as a Planning Consultant for several municipalities including Homestead and Cutler Bay.

As Assistant City Manager, Holloway will play an active role in community and economic development. She will serve as the primary Vandalia contact for the business community, and will work to assist companies interested in relocating to Vandalia. In addition strengthening economic opportunity,  she will work to enhance the quality of life for residents through planning and development efforts that strengthen downtown and promote pride and identity in the community.

Holloway will step in to the role vacated by Greg Shackelford, who is leaving after nearly seven years in the position. Holloway will assume her new duties on Tuesday, January 2.


Streetlight out? Here’s who you should contact.

Posted on: November 15th, 2017 by rhopkins No Comments

If you have a streetlight out on your street, click on the link for Miami Valley Lighting to have it replaced.

Street Lighting


Upcoming Event? Post it on Vandalia Perfect Fit!

Posted on: October 12th, 2017 by rhopkins No Comments

Do you have an upcoming event or holiday bazaar in Vandalia you’d like to spread the word about? Post it on Vandalia Perfect Fit!

CLICK HERE to get started on posting YOUR event!

It’s fast and easy to submit your event!

Vandalia Recreation Guide available online

Posted on: September 1st, 2017 by rhopkins No Comments

Looking for things to do? The Vandalia Recreation Center’s quarterly rec guide is a great place to start!

It’s chock full of classes and activities designed to keep you and your entire family happily active through the end of the year.

CLICK HERE to check out the current activity guide!